BAYVIEW, Idaho Donald H. "Skip" Wilcox, 76, of Bayview, Idaho, died April 2013.
A celebration of his life is 1 p.m. June 1 in Bayview, Idaho.
He was born in 1939 in Seattle. He graduated Willamette University and then joined the USAF. After 20 years, he retired as Lt. Colonel. Skip stayed in Montana to raise his girls and worked with various youth programs. After his girls were "grown", Skip settled in Bayview, Idaho, on Lake Pend Oreille, where his father and grandfather once lived.
Skip leaves behind four daughters, Jenny (Jim) West of Yakima, Wash., Julie Peone and Jill Adams of Spokane, Wash. and Joanna (Doug) Anderson of Couer d'Alene, Idaho, grandchildren Jessica Duffy of Everett, Wash., Kurt, Kelsey, Katie, Kolton Peone and Jacqueline Adams of Spokane, Wash. and Jordan Anderson of Couer d'Alene, Idaho; great-grandchildren, Madeline and Molly Duffy and JaQuis Peone.
He is also survived by his brother, Jack JB Wilcox and his former wife, Kathy Wilcox; along with numerous cousins.
Please feel free to post a note or memory at: www.belltowerfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers/donations "Give someone a HUG".
Published in Great Falls Tribune on May 1, 2013